Couglin wrestling falls to Delaware Valley in District 2 Duals finals

YATESVILLE — The 2017-18 Coughlin wrestling team will go down as one of the best dual meet teams in school history. This year’s Crusaders team won the division title for the second time in four years. But it also became the first in school history to claim a non-shared Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 title, […]

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District 2 Duals: Honesdale upsets Lake-Lehman in Class 2A semifinals

LEHMAN TWP. — Honesdale head coach Ryan Chulada admitted on Wednesday that before the season started, everyone in Class 2A picked Lake-Lehman as the team to beat. Well, the Hornets went to Lake-Lehman and knocked off the team to beat in the semifinals of the District 2 Class 2A Duals Tournament. Honesdale, the defending tournament […]

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Wrestling postseason opens with bang: Lake-Lehman, Coughlin host district duals

When it comes time for the wrestling postseason, one team is always consistent and a contender: Lake-Lehman. In the 22-year history of the District 2 Duals Tournament, Lake-Lehman has missed out on the tournament just once. That’s more appearances than any other Wyoming Valley Conference team. The Black Knights have also been in the finals […]

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No. 1 Bergen Catholic prevents Blue Knights’ 51st straight home wrestling win

KINGSTON – In eight seasons as head coach of Wyoming Seminary, Scott Green and his teams had never lost a home dual meet. Green and the Blue Knights have beaten national champs, No.1-ranked teams, state champions and many others en route to a very impressive streak. On Saturday, Green ran that stretch to 50 consecutive […]

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Downtrodden no more, Nanticoke Area wins third straight wrestling match

NANTICOKE — For the most part of this century, the Nanticoke Area wrestling team has been irrelevant. The team has been at or near the bottom of the Wyoming Valley Conference standings just about every year. Heck, with the exception of Jason Mitkowski’s phenomenal run to a district, regional and state championship in 2003, the […]

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H.S. Wrestling: Hanover Area, Meyers join forces in battle for greater good

On the mat, Hanover Area and Meyers have one of the most fiercest rivalries in the Wyoming Valley Conference. Over the previous two years, the two teams have battled each other for Division 2 and District 2 Class 2A championships. Just last year, the Mohawks claimed the division, while the Hawkeyes were team district titlists. […]

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H.S. Wrestling: Coach Ron Swingle and Berwick knock off Mohawks, 48-21

WILKES-BARRE — One of the more successful wrestling coaches over the last 15 years has been Ron Swingle. He piled up countless division titles, district championships and state medals in a 14-year stint with Meyers before taking over at Berwick this season, where he hopes to instill the same kind of winning attitude. Swingle returned […]

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Coughlin comes out on top at competitive WVC Wrestling Tournament

LEHMAN TWP. – Senior Tashawn Qualls has been wrestling since he was in fifth grade. After his sophomore season, when GAR’s program merged with Coughlin. Qualls was out of a starting slot in the lineup. The 152-pounder, who leaves GAR everyday after school and heads to Coughlin’s wrestling room for practice, could easily have stopped […]

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WVC Wrestling Tournament Preview: Tourney kicks off a sprint to the finish

The high school wrestling season technically began a month ago, and all 13 Wyoming Valley Conference teams have been traveling all over the state to participate in individual or dual tournaments. Since only a handful of divisional duals have been held so far, the local teams all know the season doesn’t kick into high gear […]

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WVC Wrestling Tourney rescheduled as one-day event Sunday due to severe weather

The Wyoming Valley Conference Wrestling Tournament will make history this weekend. For the first time in its nine-year history, the event will be held on one day. The tourney was postponed from Friday and Saturday this weekend and is being consolidated into a one-day tournament on Sunday at Lake-Lehman High School. That’s because with inclement […]

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